Bedeutung von “increase” — Learner’s Dictionary

increase

noun us uk /ˈɪnkriːs/
a pay increase in line with inflationa 40 percent increase in pricesThere's been an increase of roughly 30% since last year.Sales figures showed a significant increase last month.We need more roads to accommodate the increase in traffic.

B2 [ C, U ] a rise in the number, size, or amount of something:

a price/tax increase
We are seeing an increase in standards of living.
on the increase

If something is on the increase, it is happening more often:

Violent crime is on the increase.
→ Opposite decrease

(Definition von “increase noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)